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  • n  good weather with comfortable temperatures
  • n  acting in a manner that is gentle and mild and even-tempered
    even in the pulpit there are moments when mildness of manner is not enough
  • n  mercifulness as a consequence of being lenient or tolerant

  • For this aim we shall offer what we hold dear: womanish traits of goodness and mildness.
  • There is, adds another Trib staffer, "a sort of indescribable feeling of mildness about the place now.
  • The reason for Franco's sudden mildness was not far to seek.
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  • NY Man Who Randomly Assaulted Bus Driver Sentenced to No Jail Time
    Legal Transportation workers and prosecutors are furious about the mildness of a court’s recent sentence for a Bronx man who randomly assaulted a bus driver and received no jail time. Bronx Supreme Court judge John Carter sentenced the 32-year-old Fernando Lopez to five years probation, though he pled guilty in May to attacking bus driver Jose Rondon, according to the NY Daily News. Lopez ...
    July 24, 2013 - Opposing Views

  • Alexis de Tocqueville in New York Times
    In no country is criminal justice administered with more mildness than in the United States,Alexis de Tocqueville, who toured American penitentiaries in 1831, wrote in "Democracy in America."
  • Paul Krugman in Washington Post
    Paul Krugman argues that grassroots opposition to financial reform is corporate-driven: "Many Obama supporters have been disappointed by what they see as the administration's mildness on regulatory issues ? its embrace of limited financial reform...
  • Daniel N DiNardo in KHOU
    His personality is one of great mildness,said Archbishop Daniel DiNardo, Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston. "He's a very mild-mannered individual when you meet him personally. He had a very wry sense of humor."

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